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Star Wars Celebration Reveals New Projects

The Take

  • Three new Star Wars movies, all set in different eras, were announced at the Star Wars Celebration in London last weekend. 
  • In big news, Daisy Ridley will return to Star Wars as Rey in a new film set a decade after The Rise of Skywalker.
  • Lucasfilm also debuted footage from four new Star Wars TV shows coming to Disney+.
  • Currently, only The Mandalorian and Andor are airing on Disney+. The last time there was a new Star Wars movie was four years ago.

At the Star Wars Celebration this year in London, Lucasfilm announced significant new projects in the Star Wars universe and a sneak peek at the new Indiana Jones movie. 

This year’s celebration rivaled the 2019 convention in Chicago that promoted Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian. Both projects were key for Lucasfilm and Disney as Episode IX closed out the Skywalker Saga and The Mandalorian helped launch Disney+.

Four years later, three more shows from the Star Wars universe air on Disney+—The Book of Boba Fett, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Andor—but a theatrical Star Wars film has not been released since Episode IX in 2019 … Until now. 

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced three new films set in the Star Wars universe. These films span a wide range of space and time in a galaxy far, far away. One will tell “the tale of the first Jedi to wield the Force,” Kennedy said. Another movie will bring the Disney+ Star Wars universe to the big screen. Finally, Daisy Ridley, who played Rey in the recent Star Wars trilogy, will return for a new film about rebuilding the Jedi Order.

In the TV and streaming realm, fans saw a trailer for Ahsoka, which takes place in the expanded universe of The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett. Another series, Skeleton Crew, offered a first look while footage of The Acolyte premiered for attendees too.

Animated Star Wars shows also got new trailers and images for fans. The third and final season of The Bad Batch came with a trailer, as did Star Wars: Visions Season 2. Lucasfilm the return of Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi for Season 2.

Finally, in a fun surprise, Lucasfilm’s other big franchise, Indiana Jones, released a new trailer. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny stars Harrison Ford and comes out on June 30. 

The next Star Wars Celebration is in April 2025 and will be hosted in Japan.

Where Can You Watch Star Wars?

All of the Star Wars movies are streaming now on Disney+. The streaming service is also the exclusive home of new Star Wars TV shows, including Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Mandalorian, and The Book of Boba Fett.

All of the TV projects announced at the celebration will be going directly to Disney+ as well. That includes Ahsoka, The Acolyte, The Bad Batch, Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi, Star Wars: Visions, and Skeleton Crew

Of course, the current season of The Mandalorian and Season 2 of Andor will also stream on Disney+.

All nine Star Wars movies, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Solo: A Star Wars Story are available to stream on Disney+.

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